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  • Mix Reactions as ICC finds LRA Commander Ongwen Guilty of War Crimes

    There has been mixed reaction in northern Uganda following the conviction by the International Criminal Court (ICC) of ex-Lords Resistance Army (LRA) Commander Dominic Ongwen. Ongwen was yesterday convicted of war crimes and crimes against humanity. Some in northern Uganda have described the conviction of Ongwen as a shame to the world that failed protect […]

  • ICC Convicts Ongwen of 61 War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity

    By Tom Maliti International Justice Monitor  The International Criminal Court (ICC) has convicted Dominic Ongwen, a former commander of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), for  61 out of the 70 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity  he had been charged with committing in northern Uganda more than 15 years ago. Trial Chamber IX on […]

  • MP Odonga Otto Flown to Kenya Hospital for Medical Treatment

    The outgoing Member of Parliament for Aruu County in Pader District, Samuel Odonga-Otto has been flown to Kenya’s capital  Nairobi for better medical treatment. In a 46 second video posted on WhatsApp, the legislator said he is in Nairobi receiving treatment for injuries in sustained while in police custody. He did not reveal the hospital […]

  • FDC, DP Win in Gulu City New Divisions

    Geoffrey Otim, the Democratic Party flagbearer for the Laroo- Pece Division Mayoral seat in Gulu City has defeated six other candidates to win the race. Otim got 4,308 votes against his closest rival George Labeja, the interim Mayor of Gulu City. Labeja who run on an Independent ticket polled 3,589 votes. Moses Abonga of the […]

  • Alfred Okwonga Wins Gulu City Mayoral Race

    Alfred Okwonga, the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party flagbearer for the Gulu City Mayoral seat has beaten his closest rival Christopher Acire (FDC) to win the Gulu Mayoral race. Okwonga garnered 16,160 votes against Acire’s 7,755. Acire was also the Mayor Gulu Municipality between 2006 and 2011 before he successfully run for the Gulu Municipality […]

  • Nine MPs In Acholi Fail To Retain Seats

    At least nine (9) Members of Parliament (MPs) from Acholi have failed in their bid to return to Parliament after losing in the just concluded parliamentary election. Notable among the losers in the January 14, 2021 election include Ronald Reagan Okumu of Aswa County in Gulu District, Samuel Odonga-Otto of Aruu County, Judith Franka Akello, […]

  • Missing Gulu Electoral Commission Official Found Dead In Forest

    Richardson Tabu, a Senior Supervisor at the Electoral Commission (EC) In-Charge of Pece- Laroo Division in Gulu City who went missing over two weeks ago has been found dead in a forest in the outskirt of Gulu City. Tabu was reportedly kidnapped by unknown persons on January 8, 2021, shortly after he left office. The […]

  • Former Omoro LCV Aspirant Replaces Lapolo as Gulu RDC

    President Yoweri Museveni has appointed Stephen Odong Latek, the former aspirant for Omoro District LCV seat as the new Resident District Commissioner (RDC) for Gulu. In a new reshuffle announced just two days to the election, Odong was among the 145 RDCs and over 100 deputies who were appointed on Tuesday. Odong replaces the late […]

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